Forum Groningen

We visited the Forum in Groningen today. It’s been the subject of a lot of talk since the moment it was being built. A hideous, way to expensive building in the center of Groningen. And for what use?

Personally I think it’s an incredible building. It’s grand, looks amazing and the view on the roof is fantastic. It’s a bit surreal on the inside with all the escalators, but it does give it a bit of a magical feeling. As far as I’m concerned it’s absolutely OK. Will definitely come back when it’s warmer and a bit less crowded. Possibly there will be some photos of the building itself too then :)

Here are a few photos, click any of them to see a few more

The Martini church and tower from the Forum roof
Escalators going up and down
Looking down
Escalators
Groningen from the Forum roof

Lunchwalk on January 18

It’s full on winter in the Netherlands and we have had a few days of frost now. And yes: I do know that there are a lot of places in the world where will be far, far colder, but at a mere -6 degrees for a few days the Netherlands turn into a fairytale like scene with beautiful white trees…

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